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Night Court

Please note that Night Court has been cancelled until further notice. 



Functions

The purpose of the night court is to afford residents of the County an opportunity to avail themselves of the services of the Surrogate within the specified and adjacent communication, often avoiding the need to take time off during the day from their employment.

Sessions

The Surrogate, in keeping with the desire to render convenient, complete and helpful service to the people of Passaic County, has established a schedule of night court sessions.

Each night court session will be held on Tuesday evenings throughout the year, unless the date falls on a legal holiday or severe weather conditions prevail.

Please Note: Night Court is strictly by appointment only. To make an appointment, please call (973) 881-4760  ext. 1200.

Night Court Hours are 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at all four locations.

Date Community Location
 1st Tuesday of each month
West Milford 
Township Library
1470 Union Valley Road, West Milford
 2nd Tuesday of each month 
 Clifton
 Clifton City Hall
 900 Clifton Avenue, Clifton
 3rd Tuesday of each month 
Wayne 
 Wayne Municipal Building
475 Valley Road, Wayne
 4th Tuesday of each month 
Hawthorne 
 Hawthorne Borough Hall
445 Lafayette Avenue, Hawthorne

MONTH WEST MILFORD CLIFTON WAYNE HAWTHORNE
cancelled